Peaches are a member of the stone fruit family and full of health benefits. They boast high levels of vitamins, carotenoids, polyphenols, and other nutrients that can prevent a wide range of conditions. Additionally, some types are available year-round, making peaches an easy addition to any diet.
According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, one raw, medium peach weighing around five ounces has 58 calories. It provides about 6% of the daily recommendation of vitamin A, 15% of vitamin C, and 2% of vitamins E, K, niacin, folate, iron, choline, phosphorus, magnesium, manganese, zinc, and copper. A single peach also supplies nine milligrams of calcium and 287 milligrams of potassium.
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